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Dec 4, 2012 5:30pm PST
on where the virus is worse and how effective the vaccine can be and in what city in america can you find a kid from every country? the world? seth doane follows danny goldfield who's answering this question with a bus pass. >> so far i have photographed children from 169 countries. i have 24 more. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. president obama dug in his heels today insisting on tax revenues for higher income earners but at a hint of compromise he said he would consider lowering tax breaks again next year. mr. obama wants to raise taxes on individuals who make more than $200,000 a year and on couples making more than $250. he said this today. the way to recovery. bill whitaker reports from california. schools close as the flu bug spreads. elaine quijano reports on where the virus is woshs and how efgtd the vaccine can be. and what city in america. >> raise revenues that are sufficient to balance with >> the issues is that we are going to have to raise revenues that are sufficient to balance with very you have to cuts
CBS
Dec 17, 2012 5:30pm PST
's your question? >> pelley: why is this mike bloomberg's crusade? hisi live in america and i'm a human being. ldon't know what your religion teaches you, mine teaches you to take care of each other. in america, read the constitution, we're all equal tud we're all americans. >> pelley: but what do you say to those who would make the argument that the guns are already out there. >> fine, let's get them off the streets. >> pelley: that we've lost this war. that there are three million ar- ats made in america already nhere. >> think of what you said. you want to go from -- i'll give you a list tomorrow of the 34 families who had somebody in lieir family killed tomorrow. do it by the end of the day. you really want to call them up and say "it's hopeless, we're just going to keep killing more and more people"? do you want that for your kids? don't think so. >> pelley: mayor bloomberg. as we said, we wanted to hear from supporters of gun rights alt we talked to more than two dozen members of congress, they all declined to talk with us but se will try again. with two weeks to go, the president
CBS
Dec 25, 2012 5:30pm PST
't sustain that. e m broke in one year. r. reporter: the farm bill impacts much more than rural america. 80% of the bill's $1 trillion in spending covers food stamps, school lunches, forest conservation, and renewable fuels. >> we're sitting right here in limbo waiting on our lame duck congress to see if actually they will take up and reauthorize the new farm bill. >> reporter: he needs answers soon. the planting season is weeks anna. anna warner, cbs news, eagle lake, texas. >> tonight, we got our first look at the holiday shopping season and it's disappointing. sales were up by seven tenths of 1% from a year ago. many analysts said forecast growth of 3% to 4%. but super-storm sandy and uncertainty over the fiscal cliff made shoppers reluctant to ersnd. in egypt, voters have approved a new constitution based largely on islamic law. 64% voted yes but the turnout as very low, a little less than a third of eligible voters. coposition leaders say the constitution takes away many of their rights. in syria's civil war, rebel forces appear to be gaining ground against the assad regime. sctivists
CBS
Nov 30, 2012 5:30pm PST
: couples all over america are waiting for six men and three women to tell them whether they have a constitutional right to marry. chip reid has the story. >> reporter: tom watson and jeff tabaco have been together ten years and would like to make ofir relationship official. ur it's always been our dream to marry the person that we love and to commit our lives to each other. >> reporter: but as residents of california, they can't because four years ago california voters passed proposition 8, banning same-sex marriage. but it's the u.s. supreme court that will have the final say. today, the justices met behind closed doors to decide whether to hear arguments in the california case. if they do not, a lower court ccision striking down proposition 8 will stand and same-sex marriage will again be legal in california. >> if the court does not take the appeal, i will feel an amazing amount of joy. >> reporter: the court today also considered jumping into the debate over the defense of marriage act, known as doma, the 1996 federal law defines marriage as between a man and a woman and allo
CBS
Dec 5, 2012 5:30pm PST
the company said it's cutting 11,000 jobs to boost profits. citigroup is america's third largest bank but it has operations around the world. the company didn't tell us how many american jobs will be lost. a new study just out today has encouraging news about breast cancer which kills 40,000 women a year. elaine quijano reports on how changing a treatment could save lives. >> reporter: when carrie capossela finished a five-year course of tamoxifen to prevent her breast cancer from coming back, she was nervous when she finally went off the drug. >> all of a sudden you're done and it's very scary. it's very scary because you have to then go back and you really having have nothing protecting you from the medical standpoint anymore. >> reporter: capossela was 33 when she was diagnosed. estrogen is the main fuel for breast cancer in younger women who have not gone through menopause. tamoxifen works by blocking the effect of estrogen. the current recommendation is for women to take the drug for five years because previous studies showed no benefit to taking it for longer. but the new study,
CBS
Dec 11, 2012 5:30pm PST
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CBS
Dec 19, 2012 5:30pm PST
of america safer, stronger place for our children to learn and to grow. >> pelley: the president also said he is reflected on his past inaction on gun control and, scott, this new agenda and the tight deadline surrounding it suggests he didn't like what he saw. >> pelley: major, thank you. as you saw, mr. obama was in the white house briefing room, which we were reminded today is named for james brady, the peres secretary previously wounded in the attempt to assassinate president reagan. the gun used in the new town attack was an ar-15 rifle. there are at least three million of them in this country. a little bit later in the broadcast, we'll talk to some of the people who collect them. in newtown today more children and a teacher were laid to rest. elaine quijano has their stories. >> reporter: firefighters from across the northeast came to honor seven-year-old daniel barden. he wanted to be a firefighter someday. eddy bowles is from new york city. >> firefighters are here in tribute to this young child and all the souls lost in this community. >> reporter: sandy hook's fire department also s
CBS
Dec 27, 2012 5:30pm PST
. schwarzkopf when his outside personality and booming voice became a household name as america americans push iraqi forced out of kuwait. he was only the ninth u.s. general to be knighted. george h.w. bush called the general a true american patriot and one of the great military leaders of his generation. norman schwarzkopf was 78 years old. the white house today says president obama is keeping a close eye on a possible strike by longshoremen. union leaders for nearly 15,000 dock workers at every port from texas to maine say they'll walk off the job on sunday. we asked anna werner to find out how a strike would hurt the u.s. economy. >> reporter: the port of houston handles 42 million tons of cargo every year. it extended its hours this week to try and get shipments in and out before a strike can bring the port to a standstill. jim gillis is vice president of gulf intermodal services, a container trucking company. >> we've seen a dramatic increase in volumes and congestion as a result. >> reporter: what happens if they can't get all the goods out of the port? >> you have containers being held
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 5:30pm PST
of america approached her with a new mortgage and a $110,000 home equity line of credit. dee didn't understand her entsents would jump $1,200 a month. patton and her bank could not work out a loan modification. she lost her home to foreclosure. e u feel you were cheated? >> i was cheated. i was cheated out of my home. >> reporter: patton is applying to the federal independent clreclosure review program. the government ordered 14 big banks to take part in the program after it was discovered rley improperly processed urreclosure paperwork, or made other misrepresentations about mortgage terms. brmed homeowners can be compensated up to $125,000. but critics, like new jersey jenator robert menendez, complain the bank controls the osview process. >> who they choose are often lawyers and consultants who have worked with the bank before, and so it's a little bit of the fox hitching the chicken coop. c reporter: the office of the comptroller, which oversees the ram,ram, told us independence nas been a priority. >> this free program is monitored by federal bank regulators. >> reporter: oth
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 5:30pm PST
-offs to win a fourth straight state championship, and their winning streak of 61 games is the best in america. >> we're making history. we're making a name for ourselves. >> reporter: one of the team's stars, 17-year-old terrish webb, says the secret is the team's seniors. they have played together since they were 6 years old in midget football and grew up determined to win for themselves and for the town. >> if we lose, that's actually letting them down. so we owe it to the town to win. >> somebody might be inclined to ask you, hey, son, it's just football. >> no, i think it's more than football because this football has taken us to college, helping us on the right path. so we think football is life. people may be arguing in the streets; but on friday night, everybody's cheering for the bears. >> reporter: part of the team's motivation is escaping the violence on the streets of clairton. one of their coaches was killed four years ago. webb's father was murdered when terrish was 11. do you think about your dad when you play? >> yes, every game. >> 1, 2, 3! >> reporter: now webb and several se
CBS
Dec 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
. >> sometimes the court system needs to nudge us forward to be a better, more united america. >> reporter: the court could rule in a way that impacts same- sex marriage only in california and does not affect the rest of the country. >> movements are a mix of things and you have to kind of take the ups with the downs. >> reporter: the court will hear the marriage cases in march. a decision will probably come by the end of june. john blackstone, cbs news, san francisco. >> pelley: john, thank you. the court also said today it will hear a second case on same- sex marriage. that case is a challenge to the current law that denies married same-sex couples the same federal benefits as other married couples. we checked with the census bureau today and they told us there are just over 600,000 same-sex couple households in olerica today. most states-- 38-- ban same-sex marriages. nine states and the district of ges.mbia allow them. s a cbs news poll last month, just over half of americans, 51%, told us they think same-sex marriage should be legal. it said it should not. exlot of economists were exp
CBS
Dec 12, 2012 5:30pm PST
an air supply for the crew. the semis move cocaine from mbia to central america, where it's then transferred by planned landing into the u.s. >> careful, it's not solid. >> reporter: inside, we found the semi-sub to be a floating warehouse with ace for drugs and little else. this is the pilothouse of a big foot 2 semi-submersible-- the helm, a compass, the controls-- and very cramped quarters for the crew of four. another semi-sub was caught by the coast guard in september 2011 by patrolling drug smuggling lanes. the cutter mohawk received an intelligence tip and intercepted this vessel near honduras. when a coast guard skiff closed in, the crew scuttled the sub and bailed. the vessel sank in seconds. with an unknown cache of cocaine resting just 80 feet below the surface, the coast guard feared dealers would try to retrieve the lost treasure so the f.b.i.'s dive team was called. michael tyms is the team's leader. >> part of the mission is deny the drugs the ability to get here to our country so to leave them there would have left the job unfinished, so to speak. >> report
CBS
Dec 6, 2012 6:30pm EST
>> pelley: tonight, would america go to war in syria? the u.s. is spying on the ctator's chemical weapons. there's new intelligence on that and word that syria may be losing its best ally. david martin at the pentagon, margaret brennan with hillary clinton, and elizabeth palm wer a rare look inside the war. >> reporter: in the hospital's intensive care unit, the men can't speak but their injuries do. >> pelley: today, the first state in the nation has legalized marijuana for recreational use, leaving cops and citizens with lots of questions. john blackstone clears the air. and what town has the winningest football team in the nation? wyatt andrews takes us to a community on hard times now riding high. >> one, two, three. captioning sponsored by cbs this is the "cbs evening news" with scott pelley. >> pelley: good evening. whether the u.s. enters the war in syria appears to be up to the dictator bashar al-assad. on monday, david martin reported that the assad regime had given orders to prepare chemical weapons for possible use to put down the revolt that has been raging in that cou
CBS
Dec 18, 2012 5:30pm PST
slaughtered in america. >> reporter: he's now open to the possibility of banning large magazines. after getting a call from president obama today, manchin put out a statement saying "we must work together to keep our precious children safe." in congress, three democrats with long histories as gun control advocates are taking the lead with proposals to ban both military-style assault weapons and high-capacity magazines. show me how this works, how quickly can you change a magazine? >> it's out; it's in. >> reporter: but at a northern virginia gun store today, this instructor said banning large magazines like this one with 30 rounds is futile. >> he could have had ten-round magazines and changed those just as quickly before police got there and it wouldn't have made one difference in the carnage that he caused. >> reporter: he wanted to show us the 60-round magazine, scott, but he couldn't because the store has sold out its entire inventory of about 2,000 large magazines in just the past four days. he said gun owners are snapping them up because they're worried they will soon be banned. >
CBS
Dec 20, 2012 5:30pm PST
, the average cost of a funeral >> pelley: the housing market is continuing to recover. is america's realtors reported ales ofales of existing homes isse nearly 6% last month. they were selling at the highest rate in three years. this was judgment day for another madoff. an peter madoff was sentenced in new york today to 10 years in prison for conspiracy and for falsifying the books and records at his brother's investment firm. bernie madoff is spending the rest of his life in prison for running a multibillion-dollar ponzi scheme that robbed thousands of people of their life's savings. we got a rare look today at one of the most important documents in american history, the in a emancipation proclamation, which granted freedom to slaves held la rebel states during the civil war. docudocument is rarely displayed in order to preserve it, but the public can see it starting december 30 as the national rtingves in washington marks the proclamation's 150th anniversary. sandy hook's hero principal was full of love and larger than life. remembering dawn hochsprung. next. life. powerful positions in th
CBS
Dec 21, 2012 5:30pm PST
-third of america's public schools already have armed security and it's interesting to note an armed deputy sheriff was assigned to columbine high school near denver in 1999 but failed to stop that attack that killed 13. >> pelley: chip, thank you very much. of course, the best thing is to prevent a mass shooting and the united states secret service has spent years studying assassins and school shooters in order to do just that. brian vossekuil and robert fein wrote two studies for the secret service and they told us in an interview for "60 minutes" that gunmen often leave a lot of clues about their intentions. >> strong key to prevention is to encourage those with information to come forward and to report it. and in almost every instance that we looked at there were such people that along the pathway that the attacker traveled people became aware of some of the behavior that included acquisition of a weapon or planning or surveillance and they also became aware that the person was acting in a manner that would cause concern, that he was distressed about something. >> people who engaged in these at
CBS
Dec 13, 2012 5:30pm PST
at a time when we're expecting small businesses to be the engine of job creation in america. >> reporter: speaker boehner is headed to ohio for the weekend, so there will be no more face- to-face meetings for now. white house aides say the lines of communication remain open, but, scott, we haven't been informed of any progress. >> pelley: nancy, thank you. there's another fiscal deadline at the end of the year: two million americans will lose their unemployment benefits. here's jim axelrod. >> reporter: outside boston, life is not exactly turning out the way 57-year-old carol green expected after 25 years of work in retail and health care. >> my boss sat down with me and told me that i did a wonderful job and that my job was eliminated-- nothing personal, just business. >> reporter: that was a year ago. she got $515 a week from massachusetts for six months. a federal program extend those checks. but a few weeks ago, she got a letter from the government. >> the nuts and bolts of it was that it didn't matter how long your extension was, as of the 29th, because of the fiscal cliff, your ben
CBS
Dec 14, 2012 5:30pm PST
's not a parent in america who doesn't feel the same overwhelming grief that i do. the majority of those who died today were children, beautiful little kids between the ages of five and ten years old. they had their entire lives ahead of them: birthdays, graduations, wedding, kids of their own. among the fallen were also teachers, men and women who devoted their lives to helping our children fulfill their dreams. so our hearts are broken today. >> reporter: the president also said the nation has endured too many of these mass shootings and for the first time in his presidency he said washington must take meaningful action to prevent similar atrocities. as the president spoke his press secretary jay carney and white house chief of staff sat feet away clutching each other's hands, tears welling in their eyes. >> pelley: major, thank you. we'll be hearing from more of the parents here in newtown, connecticut, wh-s "cbs evening news" continues. to the best vacation spot on earth. (all) the gulf! it doesn't matter which of our great states folks visit. mississippi, alabama, louisia or florida, they're
CBS
Dec 28, 2012 7:00pm EST
there were oil and gas america mergers and you think that tech could be an air yeah weirarea. what kind of gived guidelines can you give to investors so they can take advantage of these trends. >> there is a huge boom inenergy and a boom in tech and healthcarehealthcare in particular and the new healthcare system is going to be a lot. you have to look at companies that have had success but need more capital to get to the next level. exploration and production companies and energy that have done well and need capital. you can raise it or you can join forces with somebody else. very often the decision is to merge and not raise capital and take that risk. >> susie: and in tech what should they look for. tech is such a huge area we have a few seconds left what are your thoughts? >> look at the base companiesand the peripherals they need. the kind of service that's county of victoria to their -- connect to their base line services. >> thanks bob have a greatweekend. bob pro profusek. >> susie: the price of gold fell slightly today, as the fiscal cliff drama in washington continues to weigh o
CBS
Dec 31, 2012 6:30pm EST
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CBS
Dec 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
harbor. like everyone else in america she knew this was the fight that would change her life. wyatt andrews, cbs news wood bridge virginia. >> that's the cbs evening news for tonight. for all of us at cbs news all around the world, good night. >>> i allowed allen martin. unusual protest popping up in bay area cities. voter vigils appearing outside lawmaker offices demanding a deal to avert the fiscal cliff. tonight it looks like they are going to be there for awhile. going over the fiscal cliff we will have a ripple effect starting with the state's education budget. phil matier on the threat facing students staid wide. >> if washington doesn't come up with a deal it is not just the federal government that will be going over the fiscal cliff. we were told today that without a deal the states could lose upwards of $7.5 billion. >> we are going to invest in our schools. particularly special
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